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Kehl Family

The origins of this family were Rengsdorf, Germany which is 7 km north of Neuwied. The surname was rendered as "Kell" in the churchbooks.
Descendants of Hans Peter Kell
GENERATION 1 Hans Peter Kell died Bef. 1719 in Melsbach, Germany . +Anna died 15 Jun 1719 in Melsbach, Germany


GENERATION 2 Georg Wilhelm Kehl born 09 Apr 1681 in Melsbach, Germany ........ +Anna Gertraud Winne born 07 Feb 1688/89 in Heimbach Neuwied, Rheinland, Germany married 26 Jun 1704 in Melsbach, Germany

GENERATION 3 Margaretha (Elisabeth?) Kehl died after 1784 .............. +Johann Matthias (Mathys) Marical born 20 Jun 1703 in Habloch, Germany married about 1733 died Bef. 1784 in Ulster Co. New York

GENERATION 3 Sibylla Catharina (Catrina) Kehl born about 1704 in Germany .............. +Lorentz Marical born 1694 in Habloch, Germany married 06 Apr 1724 in Kingston, Ulster Co. New York

GENERATION 3 Jurg Willem Kehl born 23 Sep 1722 in Kingston, Ulster Co. New York

GENERATION 2 Johann Wilhelm Kehl born about 1686 in Melsbach, Germany died 08 Dec 1708
Georg Wilhelm Kehl aka Jury Keel
Georg Wilhelm Kehl was baptised 09 Apr 1681 in Germany. Sponsors at baptismarried Georg Eisenhart, Margaretha Gerlach, Wilhelm Lumbard all from Melsbach

He was listed as Jorg Willem Roll along with wife and 3 chuildren on Capt. Johan Enrit's ship in Holland in the 5th party of 1709. He was allong with others from Neuwied region were: Bertram Wolff, Johann Willem Remmer, Peeter Geerlof, and Hills Willwm Tietruy

He appears on the Hunter Lists as Johann Willem Kahl on 4 Oct. 1710 with 2 persons over 10 and 1 under 10. In the West Camp New York Census in 1710/11 he appears as George Wmarried Kiel (1 man, 1 woman and 1 girl aged 8 or under) Georg Wilhelm Keal was naturalized 8 and 9 sept. 1715 in Kingston. Georg Wilhelm Kell and Anna Gertraud with 2 children were at Beckmansland ca 1716/17. William Keale was taxed at Kingston in 1718/19 and 1720/21. He was a freeholder in Kingston in 1728. William Keils was an ensign in the Wall a Kill Co. of the Ulster co. Militia in 1738.

Georg Wilhelm Kehl aka Jury Keel was a Sponsor at baptism of Anna-Margrieta daughter of Johannes Wolven, Anna-Margrieta Spoen 3 Oct. 1725, Kingston New York

Georg Wilhelm Kehl aka Jury Keel was a Sponsor at baptism of Geertruy, daughter of Louwerens Merkel and Catrina Keel 26 June 1726 Kingston New York

Reference Sources: * The Palatine Families of New York: A Study of the German Immigrants Who Arrived in Colonial New York in 1710 by Henry Z. Jones, Jr.
* More Palatine Families : Some Immigrants to the Middle Colonies 1717-1776 and Their European Origins Plus New Discoveries on German Families Who arriv by Henry Z. Jones, Jr.


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